2017 Spirit of McKinney Volunteer Awards

Spirit of McKinney Awards Dinner
Look who's making a difference!
Thursday, March 30, 2017

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2017 Nominees are:

Kim Hoffman Volunteer of the Year
Michael Dodson
Helen Hutton
Cherie Parks

The Pete and Nancy Huff Community Service Award
Robert and Kacie Lyford
Kim Sanchez
J. David Thompson

The HEART Award
John Crnkovich
Theresa Harris
Pam Kidder
Jack and Jeannine McGovern
Keith and Melissa Palmer
Klyne Smith
Paul Vines
James Wedding

Nonprofit Leadership Award
Nancye Ashley of 3E
Bruce Kendrick of Embrace Texas
Stephanie Tyson of Bridges That Unite

Spirit of McKinney Business Service Award
Ink & Toner Texas
Franklin’s Flowers
Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union
TomK Photography

Volunteer Group of the Year
Family Promise of Collin County Congregational Coordinators
McKinney North High School PALS Program
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Lunch Brigade

Inspired to Serve Education Award
Imagine International Academy
McKinney Christian School 2nd Grade
McKinney ISD Community Access Program (CAP) at McKinney North H.S.

Youth Volunteer of the Year
Megan Alpha
Brad Atwood
Nikita Ramachandran
Nevedita Ramachandran
Haven Smith




Kim Hoffman - Volunteer of the Year Award: 
Presented to one adult who exemplifies the true spirit of Volunteerism through volunteering with numerous organizations in or around McKinney and demonstrates a passion for identifying and meeting this community's needs.

Pete & Nancy Huff Community Service Award:
 Presented to a person(s) who demonstrates a long-standing commitment to this community through volunteerism, board service and/or leadership of local organizations or groups.

The Heart Award:
 Present to an individual or group who has provided significant volunteer service to one agency or organization and has made a significant impact on the agency and/or clients they serve.

Nonprofit Leadership Award:
 Presented to a paid staff member within a McKinney-area nonprofit organization, who demonstrates leadership, commitment and vision within their organization and/or in collaboration with other organizations for the common good.

Volunteer Group Award:
 Presented to a group of volunteers who have joined together in service to others as they contribute to a local nonprofit, cause or organization.

Youth Volunteer Award:
 Presented to a volunteer under the age of 21 (or a group of volunteers under the age of 21), who have demonstrated leadership and/or a commitment to serving others within the McKinney area.

"Spirit of McKinney" Business Service Award:  
Presented to a McKinney area business for their demonstration of community support through volunteerism and/or financial support of local nonprofits including employee engagement programs and sponsorships of community events.

Inspired to Serve Award:
 Presented to a public or private school, home school group or other group that endeavors to teach and demonstrate serving others to its students through curriculum, programs and community service initiatives.